Hussain and Atherton back national selectors’ decision to sack Cook as ODI captain

"What you can't survive as captain is scoring no runs when the team are losing and that's what's been happening for Alastair in one-day cricket"

“What you can’t survive as captain is scoring no runs when the team are losing and that’s what’s been happening for Alastair in one-day cricket”

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Former England captains Nasser Hussain and Michael Atherton have backed the national selectors’ decision to sack Alastair Cook as ODI skipper.

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Clarke vows to continue being an aggressive captain

"Once we walk out onto the field we're going to play a tough brand of cricket, that's our style and that's how we play our best, and that's the Australian way I think"

“Once we walk out onto the field we’re going to play a tough brand of cricket, that’s our style and that’s how we play our best, and that’s the Australian way I think”

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Australia skipper Michael Clarke has vowed to continue being an aggressive captain after his side were recently whitewashed 2-0 by Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

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Clarke receives support from former captains

"My performances over the past five years have been pretty consistent and I think my captaincy's been pretty consistent over that period as well"

“My performances over the past five years have been pretty consistent and I think my captaincy’s been pretty consistent over that period as well”

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A plethora of former Australia captains have voiced their support for Michael Clarke after people began questioning whether he should continue leading the national team following their 2-0 whitewashing at the hands of Pakistan.

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